Glen Sather’s Rick Nash gamble for New York Rangers, a.k.a. The Dean Lombardi Window (Puck Daddy)
The New York Rangers are considered the front-runners for Rick Nash, both because the Columbus Blue Jackets captain would be willing to move to Broadway and because the Rangers have a plethora of assets that could interest Columbus.
While the Rangers have never exactly been spendthrift, Nash does carry a $7.8 million cap hit through 2018. As Larry Brooks of the NY Post pointed out on Sunday , Rangers GM Glen Sather might be at the same point Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi was this season — make the bold move for now, repercussions be damned.
From the Post:
Future moves would be restricted in taking on this contract commitment to Nash, but even more so with a new collective bargaining agreement under which cap likely is to be
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